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Cliff Railway Cafe

10 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LF, England
+44 1803 324025
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (47 reviews)
“cakes” (46 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 4:30 pmAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LF, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favourite view for breakfast in Torquay ! Coffee and cake are good too - lovely outside terrace for sunny mornings

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really nice lunch here, managed to sit in the sun outside in November just amazing. its right near the cliff railway which was not working but lovely views from the top. look forward to our next visit.

Thank deepsky
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A really lovely spot for a relaxing lunch. Great views, choice of food, friendly and quick service too. I visited with my husband and 4 year old and we all really enjoyed our meals.

Thank Vicky Y
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lovely breakfast and afternoon cream teas are lovely.Also the staff are helpfull and friendly.The Cafe is very clean and tidy.

Thank M S
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Had cake and coffee while walking on the downs. All delicious! Generous portion of cake. Great coffee. Superb view. The staff were friendly and efficient. I only wish this cafe was local to us!

Thank Sutton1990
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We for lunch. The food was good big plates for price. The staff was friendly and helpfully good service

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

....the renovations & extension - which has given a few tables on the new balcony a superb view. There is always a frendly welcome here & the staff are extremely efficient, However - we visited for breakfast - no omelettes - not on the menu...More

Thank sue c
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Love this place ! A visit to Babbacombe isn't complete without a coffee or tea and cake in the sunshine

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Called in Sunday morning for breakfast. We were very impressed as soon as we walked through the door. The cafe is very clean, well decorated and modern. The view is fantastic. We only had toast and coffee but the menu looked very nice and the...More

Thank cds5
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This little cafe has amazing views. Seating inside and out. The food is lovely and filling and plenty of choice. The ice cream counter offers delicious ice creams too.

Thank Colette C
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sunny o
22 July 2017|
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Response from Grockledevon | Property representative |
We open from 9am to 5pm every day. Hope to see you there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 324025
Open all year serving freshly cooked breakfast, lunch, homemade cakes and scones. Ice cream kiosk open all year with 22 flavours of icecream and milkshakes available. Uninterrupted views over Lyme Bay from floor to ceiling windows and a panoaramic view from our outside terrace. All meals are cooked to order and we use fresh locally sourced ingredients.
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